Sonia Orwell

Standard Name: Orwell, Sonia


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Family and Intimate relationships Ivy Compton-Burnett
Jourdain had published a translation of Horace 's Odes in 1904 and the important History of English Secular Embroidery in 1910: in the latter year she also published almost sixty articles on a wide variety...
Family and Intimate relationships George Orwell
During that same year GO proposed marriage to Sonia Brownell , editorial assistant on Horizon, who refused him. She accepted when he proposed again only months before his death, and they were married on...
Friends, Associates Ivy Compton-Burnett
After Jourdain's death, ICB 's circle of friends included George Furlong , Rex Brandreth , Barbara and Walter Robinson , Soame Jenyns , Elizabeth Taylor , Sonia Orwell (widow of the writer George Orwell), Australian-born...
Textual Production George Orwell
Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus edited a four-volume Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, 1968, which appeared in a Penguin paperback in 1970. Other editions have followed.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.


1962: Publisher John Calder and writer's widow...

Writing climate item


Publisher John Calder and writer's widow Sonia Orwell together organised at Edinburgh the first, highly successful Writers' Conference.


Orwell, George. My Country Right or Left 1940-1943. Editors Orwell, Sonia and Ian Angus, Penguin Books, 1970.